Thermal flooring

Thermal flooring: A beginner’s guide

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Thermal flooring is becoming more and more popular in housebuilding, and more developers are looking for thermal flooring to ensure their SAP calculations are met, and efficiencies built into the new developments. Here we lay out the basics of what thermal flooring is, and why it is used. What is thermal flooring? Thermal flooring is a type of construction flooring …

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Lintel application: A builder’s guide

Andrew ALL, Concrete Lintels, Specification, Steel Lintels 2 Comments

Our builder’s guide to lintel application comes off the back of some very popular blog posts. Here we want to help those of you in the trade understand a little more about how our lintels can be and are used. The basic application is simple enough, but there is more to consider than you might think. Concrete and steel lintels …

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Thermal bridge reduction: Is it that important?

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In this day and age thermal efficiency, energy conservation and environmental impact are big concerns for British industry. No more so than the construction industry, but how high up the priority list are they? In house building, thermal bridge reduction is a wide issue but with the housing crisis being made even more apparent by the collapse of Carillion, surely …

Thermal flooring system: which is right for me?

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You may not be aware of the three systems, or maybe even familiar with one system, but in an age where thermal efficiency within the building envelope is an increasing priority, it will do you no harm to learn of three major thermal flooring systems in use today. The three systems are all designed to help achieve required U values …

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Flooring systems glossary: A starter’s guide

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Our flooring guide is packed full of great information on our available flooring products, but some of the terminology may not mean a lot to those starting out in the industry. Here we outline the main terms we use not just in our literature, but when quoting, instructing and installing the systems. Beam and Block ‘Beam and Block’ is our flooring …